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Prince Edward Island

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  • Prince Edward Island

    Charlottetown Lakeside

    Known for its rugged coast and distinct marine culture, the Atlantic Provinces are a pleasure to visit. Prince Edward Island is one province which forms a cluster of provinces that edge the west coast of Canada, forming an expansive coastline with the Atlantic.

    • Cape Tyron Lighthouse, Cousins Shore


    • Peakes Wharf, Charlottetown


    • Cow Creamery, Cavendish


    • Brundell River Provincial Park


    • Historical Dress, Charlottetown


    • National Park Shoreline


    • Internatinal Shellfish Festival


    • Greenwich


    • Sandspit Amusement Park, Cavendish


    Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province, but its culture and beauty cannot be underestimated. Crossing Confederation Bridge from Nova Scotia takes you away from the hustle and bustle to an island where you can choose to sit back and enjoy its laid back pace. Absorb the islands quiet charm by visiting one of its picture-perfect towns such as Cavendish which is home to the Anne of Green Gables house or New London the birthplace of Lucy Maud Montgomery. Charlottetown has a special place in Canadian history, it was here that the founding fathers met to take Canada from a colony to a country. Whilst in the historical capital, visit Confederation Centre of the Arts, Victoria Row for lively evenings and Peake’s Wharf to see the colourful collection of gift shops and restaurants. Deep Sea fishing, hiking, biking, sea kayaking, whale and seal watching are just a few of the outdoor delights awaiting visitors to this natural world of simple pleasures.

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  • Maritime Explorer

    Begins in and ends in Halifax

    15 Days / 14 Nights

    Departures: June to September

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    Your fly drive includes:

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
    • Accommodations as stated
    • Personalised Road Book
    • Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia


    • Docked Fishing Boats


    • Tait House Inn, Shediac


    Day 01


    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Halifax. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel, located in the heart of town.

    Hotel: The Prince George Hotel


    Day 02


    You have a short, but beautifully scenic journey this morning. We suggest a stop at Peggy’s Cove; a small fishing village built into the granite rock and protected by its historic lighthouse, and at the pretty town of Mahone Bay. The Victorian town of Lunenburg, lovingly restored to its historic splendour, provides your accommodation for this evening.

    Hotel: The Mariner King Inn


    Day 03

    Annapolis Royal & Digby

    Today you cross from the south to the north of the island, accompanied by beautiful scenery provided by Kejimkujik National Park. Before arrival into Digby, we suggest a slight diversion to Annapolis Royal. Founded in 1605, it boasts 150 heritage buildings offering numerous unique shops, artists’ studios and galleries and is home to Fort Anne National Historic Site, a location of great historical significance.

    Hotel: Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa


    Day 04 Day 05

    St. Andrews

    This morning, take the three hour ferry journey from Digby to Saint John and the short drive to St. Andrews. We’ve allowed two full days for you to enjoy St. Andrews, a lovely seaside town full of character and old world charm.

    Hotel: The Algonquin Resort


    Day 06 Day 07

    Fundy Trail Parkway & Moncton

    Following the coastline and make a stop at Saint John to experience the reversing tide boat ride. Hugging the coastal cliffs, the 16 kilometre Fundy Trail Parkway is one of the itinerary's highlights. Be sure to stop at Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick's most famous attraction. At low tide you can walk the sea floor, whilst at high tide the waters flood the caves. Your destination is Moncton, where a visit to Magnetic Hill provides the illusion of being pulled uphill by a magnetic force.

    Hotel: Delta Hotels Beausejour


    Day 08 Day 09


    New Confederation Bridge brings you to the smallest province in Canada - Prince Edward Island. Enjoy two days exploring the sand dunes and beaches, Prince Edward Island National Park and the island's many other attractions. Explore Province House National Historic Site in Charlottetown, the site of Canada’s birthplace in 1867, and absorb the great charm of this colonial seaport.

    Hotel: Delta Hotels Prince Edward


    Day 10 Day 11

    Ingonish Beach

    Take a short drive from Orwell Corner Historic Site to the southern tip of Prince Edward Island, where the ferry carries you across to Pictou, Nova Scotia. Your journey continues with a scenic drive to Cape Breton Island, which is reminiscent of a small Scottish island. Take the Cabot Trail into the highlands of northern Cape Breton, aligned by the lochs and glens once settled by Scottish Highlanders, and hugging the scenic coastlines settled by Acadians. From your resort, you can enjoy easy access to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, which is filled with moose, deer, lynx, bear and beaver.

    Hotel: Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa


    Day 12


    It's an easy driving day today, so you can set off at your leisure for a short but beautiful journey to Dundee. View spectacular vistas, rolling seaside terrain and breathtaking seascapes as you approach Baddeck, a picturesque village on the shores of Bras d'Or Lakes. We suggest a stop for a scenic cruise on the lake or simply wander the boardwalk, before arrival into Dundee

    Hotel: Dundee Resort


    Day 13 Day 14


    Today, your final drive brings you back to where your journey began in Halifax. The rugged Atlantic coast accompanies your journey, dotted with small fishing villages and many photo opportunities. First settled in 1749, today Halifax is Nova Scotia's capital and the largest city in the Maritime Provinces. Visit Fort Redoubt National Historic Site, a 200-year-old fortification overlooking Halifax Harbour, or Halifax Citadel National Historic Site for terrific views of the city.

    Hotel: The Prince George Hotel

    Day 15

    Journey Home

    This morning take the short ride back to Halifax Airport, return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.


    From £2059 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request. 

  • Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

    Begins and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia

    8 Days / 7 Nights

    Departures: July, August and September

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    Your escorted tour includes:

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Accommodations as specified
    • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
    • Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
    • Services of a Tauck Tour Director
    • Classic tour
    • Scenic Lighthouse Views


    • Citadel National Historic Site


    • Historic Lunenburg


    Day 01

    Arrive Halifax

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Halifax. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a little time to relax before you meet your Tauck Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome reception and dinner. 

    Hotel: The Prince George Hotel (Dinner included)

    Day 02

    Lunenburg & Peggy's Cove

    Your journey begins in a spectacularly scenic style as you pass through seaside hamlets and harbour towns en route to Lunenburg. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved, colourful 19th century timber-built houses, you have a choice of activities whilst visiting the town. There are visits to Mahone Bay and Peggy's Cove on your way back to Halifax.  

    Hotel: The Prince George Hotel (Breakfast and lunch included)

    Day 03

    Halifax and Citadel

    Halifax offers so many options to keep you entertained that today is free for you to choose what you'd like to discover. This evening, enjoy an exclusive private tour of the Citadel and a hearty dinner.  

    Hotel: The Prince George Hotel (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 04

    Prince Edward Island

    Today starts with a ferry ride from Nova Scotia across to Prince Edward Island, the smallest of the Atlantic Provinces. Once settled in Old Charlottetown you may choose to visit Founders Hall, where the history of Canada's origins is chronicled. Nestled between two rivers in a quiet protected harbour, your hotel is located on the waterfront, steps from Peak's Wharf. 

    Hotel: Delta Hotels Prince Edward (Breakfast and lunch included)

    Day 05

    Greenwich Peninsula & Green Gables

    This morning allows free time for exploration of Charlottetown before making the short journey to Prince Edward Island National Park. The scenery is astounding. See dramatic bluffs, sweeping dunes, endless coastline and salt marshes which are rich in wildlife. After a scenic drive, winding through quaint fishing villages and alongside magnificent beaches you arrive at Green Gables House, the  famous farmhouse in Lucy Maud Montgomery's book Anne of Green Gables. End your day with one of Atlantic Canada's specialities: a traditional lobster dinner. 

    Hotel: Delta Hotels Prince Edward (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 06


    Cross the magnificent Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick and make the short journey to Nova Scotia. Enjoy some time at Port-Royal National Historic Site and the Habitation. One of the earliest settlements in North America, reconstructed early 17th century buildings come to life through costumed interpreters and demonstrations.  

    Hotel: Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 07

    Digby Neck Whale Watching

    It is a real highlight today, as you journey to wildlife-rich Digby Neck for a whale watching excursion. The afternoon is free for you to explore some of the surrounding area or enjoy one of the activities available at your beautiful resort, before joining your new friends for a farewell dinner. 

    Hotel: Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 08

    Journey Home

    There's a final stop at Grande-Pre National Historic Site en route back to Halifax Airport, where you check-in for your return flight to the UK.  


    From £2695 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

  • Island Drives & Anne of Green Gables


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    • Cavendish Beach


    • Locally Grown Apples


    View rolling farmlands, stunning seascapes, pretty villages and bustling harbours on a four hour scenic journey along the Green Gables Shore. There are photo opportunities at quaint fishing villages, iconic lighthouses and Prince Edward Island’s national park – Cavendish Beach. One of the day’s highlights is a tour of Green Gables House. This old farm inspired L.M. Montgomery’s first novel, Anne of Green Gables, published back in 1908. The final stop, at Prince Edward Island Preserve Company, provides an insight into the preparation of jams and marmalade's from locally grown fruits.

    Duration: 4 Hours


    From £49 per adult and £33 per child.

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